Nightlife

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Party In Another Dimension

Quiet Events is an Astoria-based company that has been operating since 2012, and was founded by William Petz, a Queens native who lives in Astoria, where his office is located. Will is a published author, inventor, world traveler, cancer survivor and a passionate entrepreneur who enjoys life. 
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Athens Square Park Greek Nights

The sounds of New York City life are robust and loud in the streets of Astoria. The trains overhead on the tracks, cars in the street, food vendors on the corner, the local bodegas and their denizens, the outdoor restaurant crowd and more come together to form a constant stream of stimulus. 

Q.E.D., Where You Can Dance, Meditate, Sell Your Comedy Pilot...

Q.E.D. offers affordable classes and shows, and activities like arts and crafts, stand-up comedy, DIY projects, poetry slams, tastings, game nights, improv, and more. Below are some events they will hold in the following months:   Sugar and Spice Erotica Open Mic Nite (August 22, 10:00 pm-11:30 pm) 

Q.E.D Gives A Voice To Local Artists

The local performance space and arts education establishment, Q.E.D., has been providing artists from all over a chance to showcase their talents and teach others their various art forms since late 2014. Comedic storyteller Kambri Crews started the space; it became a popular destination for comedians and comedy lovers, but branched out to involve all types of performances and lessons. 
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ICONYC Brewing Company’s New Taproom

It’s a small storefront on 34th Avenue – quiet and reserved; a pleasant reprieve from the hustle and bustle of Astoria’s more populated streets – but don’t let the ICONYC Taproom’s small stature fool you. Inside are a plethora of ales and IPAs to sate even the pickiest of taste buds. 
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Don’t Miss Out On Dim Sum

Walk down Flushing’s Main Street, and you should not be surprised to see three dim sum restaurants on the same block. Dim sum, or little Chinese snacks, are popular eats in Chinese culture. Its roots stem back to the Han Dynasty, when travelers on the ancient Silk Road needed a place to rest. Therefore, teahouses were established along the roadside. 
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Libations For The Fourth… Or Fifth, Or Sixth…

With the Fourth of July in our sights, we thought we’d start looking for some interesting fresh and fruity libations for the nation. But you can start practicing before the Fourth. If it’s too much bother in the heat, bring these cool recipes to your friendly neighborhood bartender and see if they’re game! 
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The Astor Room

Hollywood film mogul and founder of Paramount Pictures, Adolph Zukor, built The Astor Room as the commissary for Kaufman Astoria Studios in 1920. In its heyday, it was a welcome retreat for stars of the Roaring ’20s, like Greta Garbo, Buster Keaton and John Barrymore – between scenes, or before heading into the city for a night on the town.
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Locked: A Real-Life Adventure

Locked Escape Rooms NYC, located at 22-56 31st Street, is a real-life escape game. It is a one-ofa kind experience for you and your friends. Get a group of friends together and try to escape the room within 60 minutes using clues, your imagination and the power of your mind.

Tunes & Taverns

When you walk into Sweet Afton, at 30-09 34th St., a few things are immediately striking. The trendy brick-and-beam interior warms you from head to toe as you step in; from the long bar to cozily lit high-tops, back tables and booths with rich brown leather upholstery.